Resources for Health and Safety Issues

Resources Available in Bowld Music Library

Musicians – Health and Hygiene

Alcantara, Pedro de. Indirect Procedures: A Musician’s Guide to the Alexander Technique. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997.  RC965.P46 A43 1996

Klickstein, Gerald. The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Performance, Practices and Wellness. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.  MT75.K55 M8 2009

Voice  – Care and Hygiene

Brodnitz, Friedrich S. Keep Your Voice Healthy: A Guide to the Intelligent Use and Care of the Speaking and Singing Voice. 2nd ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1988.  RF465 .B75 1988

Davies, D. Garfield. Care of the Professional Voice: A Management Guide for Singers, Actors, and Professional Voice Users. Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann, 1998.  RF511 .S55 D38 1998

Lieberman, Julie Lyonn. The Vocalist’s Guide to Fitness, Health and Musicianship. Woodstock, NY: Homespun Tapes, 1991.  MT1.L53 V6 1991  [videotape]

Sataloff, Robert Thayer. Vocal Health and Pedagogy. 2nd ed. 2 vols. San Diego: Plural Pub., 2006.  RF510.S28 V62 2006

Wingate, Judith M. Healthy Singing. San Diego: Plural Pub., 2008.  MT821.W55 H4 2008

Keyboard Players – Health and Hygiene

Mark, Thomas Carson. What Every Pianist Needs to Know About the Body: A Manual for Players of Keyboard Instruments. Chicago: GIA Pub., 2003.  ML3820.M37 W4 2003

Zinn, Marcie. Healthy Piano Playing: A Revolutionary Guide to Self-Discovery at the Piano. St. Charles, IL: Affordable Visions Pub., 1995.  MT220.Z56 H4 1995

Zinn, Marcie. Relaxation at the Piano. St. Charles, IL: Musicians’ Stress Management, 1996.  MT221 .Z56 R4 1996 SUPPL.1-2 / MT221.Z56 R4 1996 TAPE 1-3

Journal

Medical Problems of Performing Artists, vol. 1 -  (Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, 1986 -  ).

Online Resources

Health and Safety Standards Organizations

American National Standards Institute
(www.ansi.org/)

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
(www.cdc.gov/niosh/)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(www.osha.gov/)

Organizations Focused on Hearing Health

American Academy of Audiology
(www.audiology.org/Pages/default.aspx)

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
(www.entnet.org/index.cfm)

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
(www.asha.org/)

Athletes and the Arts
(http://athletesandthearts.com/)

Dangerous Decibels
(www.dangerousdecibels.org)

House Research Institute – Hearing Health
(www.hei.org/education/health/health.htm)

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders – Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
(www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/noise.html)

National Hearing Conservation Association
(www.hearingconservation.org/)

Other Organizations

British Association for Performing Arts Medicine
(http://www.bapam.org.uk/)

Health Promotion in Schools of Music
(http://www.unt.edu/hpsm/)

International Foundation for Performing Arts Medicine
(www.ifpam.com)

Musicians and Injuries
(http://rsi.unl.edu/music.html)

Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA)
(www.artsmed.org)

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